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for you. i'm katie couric. also tonight, an air traffic nightmare. a computer glitch in salt lake city leaves travelers stranded at airports all over the country. the government says united airlines and other big companies dumped their pension responsibilities on taxpayers, even as executives got huge retirement packages. and the must-have, can't-find toy of the holiday season. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: and good evening, everyone. it's down now to two health care reform bills, the one the house passed two weeks ago and the one senate majority leader harry reid put out today, the first test vote will happen on saturday. reid hasn't locked up the 60 votes he needs to get it through. his bill would extend coverage to 94% of americans, the house bill, 96%. nancy cordes tells us the major difference-- cost. ( applause ). >> reporter: exuberant senate democrats hailed their long-awaited final health care bill today. like the house bill, this senate version would impose an immediate ban on insurance industry abuses, such as drop
6:00. the cbs evening news with katie couric is next. we'll see you at 7:00. wusa9.com is always out. >> couric: tonight, the road to recovery. after four years in the red, ford drives its way back to profitability. i'm katie couric. also tonight, new data confirms, children need two shots of the h1n1 vaccine. and latest test results show the vaccine is safe and effective for pregnant women. return to ground zero. a salute to the navy's newest warship built with world trade center steel. plus... >> fire in the hole! >> couric: steve hartman risks his hering in tonight's "assignment america". >> you may want to hold your ears. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's the kind of news we've waited a long time to hear. two industries hit hard by the recession are finally showing signs of rebounding. today the government reported construction spending rose by .8% in september, powered by the largest jump in home building in more than six years. and ford has made a u-turn, announcing today that it earned a th
captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's the kind of news we've waited a long time to hear. two industries hit hard by the recession are finally showing signs of rebounding. today the government reported construction spending rose by .8% in september, powered by the largest jump in home building in more than six years. and ford has made a u-turn, announcing today that it earned a third quarter profit of nearly a billion dollars. national correspondent dean reynolds reports on a rare occurrence of late: a detroit success story. >> reporter: it's been 51 months since ford last made money selling cars in this country, so today's numbers were reason for company executives to crow a little. >> consumers are really seeing the value in our products and we're seeing that in our revenue. >> reporter: ford, which avoided the bankruptcy that befell chrysler and g.m. gained market share and made money around the globe. $357 million in north america, $247 million in south america, $193 million in europe, and $27 m
. >>> first, katie couric has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >>> we'll take you inside the small business behind the biggest toy this holiday season, a robotic pet hamster called the zhu zhu. that's tonight only on the "cbs evening news." at world record speed. i'm luke myers. if you want to be incredible, eat incredible. announcer: eggs. incredible energy for body and mind. (guitar music) there's crest pro-health multi-protection rinse. it provides all these benefits... without the burn of alcohol. crest pro-health multi-protection rinse. (rooster crow) ...still tired the next day too? when you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep... remember 2-layer ambien cr. the first layer helps you fall asleep quickly. and unlike other sleep aids, a second layer helps you stay asleep. when taking ambien cr, don't drive or operate machinery. sleepwalking, and eating or driving while not fully awake with memory loss for the event as well as abnormal behaviors such as being more outgoing or aggressive than normal, confusion, agitation, and hallucinations may occur. don't take it with
, the katie couric interview was disastrous. there were other moments in the campaign where she did not measure up intellectually. is that a setback for women? >> that is the good thing about sarah palin is whatever sarah palin does is sarah palin does. i think we hit the point now there are enough women and men at least near the top that everything everybody does is not taken as something that represents the entire sex. tavis: you talk about two issues that i want to raise now. that you talk about in detail in the book as perhaps the two big issues where the advancement of women are concerned from 1960 until now. i'll take them in this order first. the role of women in the workplace. >> well, you know, what makes me happy about doing these books is that the history books on women that i have done, if you look back at get completely away from this idea that women were weak and they were -- they didn't try hard and we came and liberated them all in 1968. women -- have always risen to whatever the occasion is and they have always done everything that the country and their families hav
of sarapalin. when aoman gets placed on the ticket, by her own boo the katie uric interview was disastrous. therwere other moments in the campaign where she did not measure up intelleually. is tt aetback for women? >> that is the good thg about sarah pan is whatever sarah palin does is sarah palin does. think we hithe point now there e enough women and men at least near the top at everythingverybody does is not ken as something that representshe entire sex. tavis: you talabout two issues at i want to raise now. that you talk abt in detail in the book as perhaps thtwo big issues where the advancementf women are concerd from 1960 untinow. i'll take them in th order first. the role of women in t workplace. >> well, you know, what kes me happy about doing ese books is that the history books on won that i have do, if you look back at get completely aw from this idea tha women were weak and they were -- they dn't try hard and we came and liberated them all in 1968. women -- have always risen to whatever the occasion is and theyave always done everything that the cntry and
designer clothes to arranging that interview with katie couric, which palin acknowledges did not go well, as she told oprah -- >> i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: if her book has a campaign villain, it is steve schmidt, john mccain's top strategist. she accuses his team of trying to glamorize her daughter bristol's teen pregnancy. she writes -- when she confronted schmidt, she writes -- >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: she campaigns the packaging got personal, before her debate with joe biden, she says schmidt told her he was flying in a nutritionist because she was losing too much weight. schmidt calls the account all fiction. when asked about palin's political future last month, he said -- >> she will not be a winning candidate for the republican party in 2012. were she to be the nominee, we could have a catastrophic election result. >> reporter: she is being challenged on some of the book's policy pronouncements. she slams president obama for bailouts and deficits. but during her debate with joe biden, she praised john mccain for bringing folks together to pass the $70
her difficult interview last year with katie couric of cbs. >> it was a seminole defining moment for you? audi not and neither did the campaign that. is why segment for or thee and four and maybe five were scheduled. the campaign said right on, good, you're showing your independence. this is what america needs to see. it is was a good interview. i thought if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. i knew it it wasn't a good interview. >> could hillary clinton be kicked out as the secretary of state? and there is a chance that the newest member of the house could be kicked out of congress. (announcer) we understand. you need to save money. bret: and now fresh pickings from the political grapevine. more than a week after the voting, there are still questions about who really won in the special election for new york he's 23rd congressional district. conservative candidate doug hoffman conceded to democrat bill owens late on election night after receiving what turned out to be inaccurate vote counts. owens was sworn in to the house of representat
. media loves it. katie couric's producer was supposedly slipping notes into the door of their home to see if she could get the interview. it sells. >> before we get to that question of our celebrity society or crazed focus on that, what should happen to this couple? should -- if there is some federal law that's broken, should the government pursue criminal charges against these people? >> sure. they can be tried in federal court right next to khalid shaikh mohammed. the main effect will be the christmas parties, we've been to the mob scenes. you have to wait outside and people grumble. it may be drizzling. now there will be tighter security. the big shots in the media will be standing out there in the rain. since i'm not invited this year, i suspect, that's fine with me. i'm for extremely tight security for the white house christmas party. >> for all those other people. >> exactly. >> kirsten, there is a bigger issue here, and that is what seems to be this insatiable desire on the part of some people to become celebrities and to do almost anything to become it. i mean, you've got this sto
interview, which is cancelled because they'll pedal their story for 6 figures and katie couric's producer was supposedly slipping notes under the door of their home to get the interview. and, it is... >> chris: before we get to the question of our celebrity society, or crazed focus on that, what should happen to the couple, should the government pursue criminal charges. >> sure, try them in federal court next to khalid sheikh mohammed. maybe they should have a military tribunal, i'm for that for all of the crimes! and the effectiveness will be the christmas parties the next 2-3 weeks, we have been through the mob scenes and you have to wait outside any way and people grumble, because... now they'll be really, as they should be, there should be tighter security and people, the big shots and media will stand out there in this rain, and, i will not be invited this year, i suspect. fine with me, i'm for extremely tight security for the white house christmas. >> chris: and kirsten, there is a bigger issue here and that is, what seems to be the insatiable desire on the part of some people to be
was a bad interview last year with cbs's katie couric. >> i'm just going to ask you one more time, not to belabor the point, specific examples in his 26 years of pushing for more regulation. >> i'll try to find you some and bring them to ya. >> my fault, my bad they answered the way they answered. >> woodruff: palin defenders say the media continues its unfair treatment of her in this week's "newsweek," where she's pictured on the cover in running shorts. palin called it sexist on her facebook page. but conservative david frum says she has brought it on herself. >> this is a woman who got into a position of leadership by sending very powerful sexual signals. and we see that in the way that men like her much more than women do. >> woodruff: palin's re-entry comes as the gop starts to recover from the body blow it took in last year's elections. but susan molinari says palin needs to move beyond the party's base. >> neither political party gets to be the majority if all we do is keep that tent really small. >> woodruff: matthew continetti, a palin fan, agrees: >> and the central thin
figures. media loves it. katie couric's producer of slipping notes under the door of their homes to see if she could get the interview. it sells. >> chris: before we get to the question of our celebrity society or crazed focus on that, what should happen to this couple? should if there is some federal law that is broken should the government pursue criminal charges against these people? >> sure. they could be tried in federal court, right next to khalid shaikh muhammad. maybe a military tribunal. the christmas parties the next two or three weeks, we have all been to the mob scenes and you have to wait outside anyway and now they will be really i suspect tighter security and people with the big shots in the media will be standing throughout in the rain. since i'm not going to be invited this year i suspect, that is fine with me. i'm for extremely tight security for the white house christmas party. >> chris: for all those other people. >> there is a bigger issue here and that seems to be the insatiable desire of the people to become celebrities. then we had the heene family in colorado pu
-- trade and economic policy and climate change and north korea's nuclear program and katie sergeant, is at the news conference where the meeting wrapped up. >> reporter: it was a big day for him and other leaders from pacific rim nations, including russia. president obama and russian president dmitry medvedev met on the sidelines of the summit and reported progress on negotiation for a new start treaty on reducing nuclear arms, it expires on december 5th and that is for a re-- as for a replacement treaty the president says they are getting there. >> president barack obama: our goal continues to be to complete the negotiations, and to be able to sign a deal before the end of the year. and, i'm confident that if we work hard and with a sense of urgency about it that we should be able to get that done and i very much feel as if both sides are trying to work through difficult technical issues but are doing so in good faith. >> reporter: of course economic and trade issues are ostensibly why they get together for the summits and on that front the leaders noted the world's economy has beg
, and they are going to be on dinner together talking about the interview with katie couric, and she talked about her conflicts with the mccain campaign in 2008. this sitdown could possibly play a role in her political future and the reemergence she seems to have planned, coinciding with the release of her book, months after she made the controversial decision to step down as alaskas governor. the book is called "going wrote -- "going rogue" and is scheduled for release next week. the book is published by harpercollins, which is owned by the parent company of fox. what do the numbers say right now for sarah palin? according to a "usa today"/gallup poll, 63% say they would not vote for her in 2012, but the ever imported independents are very worth watching. 41% favorable and 48% unfavorable. in the "wall street journal," a columnist who has written a book about sarah palin says -- we will see about that. bill kristol is an editor of the "weekly standard" and fox news contributor. we're talking to us are palin in -- we are talking about sarah palin again. she clearly wants to appeal to oprah's huge aud
i would have gone as katie couric. >> that would have been a good look. a good image for me. let's talk about the interview with rush limbaugh and how he feels, enemy number one with the president the first time. that's right, right at the start the president and his staff went after rush limbaugh. the president on one of the meetings in the stimulus was talking to republicans and saying, now, in effect, let's reach out together and don't be listening to rush limbaugh all the time. you know, it's interesting, going down to see rush in his home base in palm beach, he's on the radio 15 hours a week, three hours a week to 600 radio stations apparently in the course of a week, about 20 million people listen to a little bit of the wisdom of rush limbaugh. we found him surprisingly candid, open, even vulnerable as we talked about politics, republican and democrat, and his personal life and to give you a taste of the interview coming up on fox news sunday on the fox broadcast network, here is rush limbaugh saying what he really thinks is at stake in the debate over health care reform. h
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